France will not respect the agreements with Fincantieri on STX

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STX-France“I announce that we have made the decision to exercise the right of pre-emption on STX,” said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire speaking of the Stx-Fincantieri case at a press conference in Paris currently under way.
Our goal is to defend the strategic interests of France, “continued the minister. “I will go to Rome next Tuesday to discuss with the Italian Ministers Padoan and Calenda,” to discuss the Stx-Fincantieri deal.

“We find it difficult and incomprehensible  the French Government’s decision not to follow-up agreements already concluded.” This is stated in a joint note by the Italian Ministers Pier Carlo Padoan and Carlo Calenda regarding the Fincantieri –  Stx deal.

“Nationalism and protectionism are not acceptable bases on which to regulate relations between two major European countries. Mutual trust and respect are needed to achieve shared projects. “ This is stated in the joint statement by the Minister of the Economy, Pier Carlo Padoan and Minister of Development, Carlo Calenda, in response to the French decision to nationalize Stx by blocking the commitments already made with Fincantieri.